Recent content by 1967 R50/2

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    aquired a FREE flying pigeon

    Well, I keep a blog: http://www.flyingpigeonproject.org Or I should say, "kept" as I haven't updated it in a while. I can tell you that these little two strokes were originally made to fit the FP, and other bikes like it. HOWEVER, if you search my blog, you'll find that they will have...
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    28" White Tires: Anyone know a source?

    I know Coker stocks 26" white MOTORCYCLE tires, but that's not what I am after, plus I think the sidewalls might be kind of thick for a bicycle and make for a rough ride. Anyone know of a source for 28" white tires? Not whitewalls, WHITE TIRES.
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    A million questions

    Houghmade- A fork question for you: Yours looks like a leaf spring. Self made or bought? Also has anyone used a "Crate" fork r a springer? How would you rate the quality etc?
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    A million questions

    Thanks guys. $850 for the engine is pretty steep. Considering the bike only cost 350RMB. (at the time that was less than $50) Maybe I will just be patient and see what comes up. Houghmade...I like your style!! A lot!! However isn't the Honda a pull start? I really want it to look like a...
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    A million questions

    Haven't tried contacting the factory yet. That's next. Thought I'd throw out a line and see if anyone had a lead or maybe even had a 2nd hand engine. Thanks for the tip on the transmission solution. BTW: does anyone know who produced the attached whizzer V-Twin? This is good stuff!
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    A million questions

    Sorry. NOW the picture of the Flying Pigeon is attached.
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    A million questions

    Hi all- This is my first post so let me explain a few things about myself first, and then some questions. First, I am an American Expat living in Beijing China. Driving here is a complete hassle, so like a lot of the country I ride a bicycle to work, a Flying Pigeon, in fact. The rub is, when I...